July 31, 2021

Public Library News Roundup (16 Reports From Canada and U.S.)

Alabama
“The Gateway” Digital Library and Innovation Center Opens in Tuscaloosa (via TuscaloosaNews.com) ||| Additional Coverage (via WBRC)

California
“Atherton Library Could Opt Out Of County System To Save Money” (via Bay Area News Group)

“San Diego Library Auction Not Huge Money-Maker But City Says Reduces Waste” (via KPBS)

Connecticut
“Yale Press Director John Donatich on Public Libraries and New Haven Past and Present” (via YaleNews)

District of Columbia
“DC Public Library Identifies Temporary Spaces for Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library During Three Year Modernization”

Georgia
“Dekalb [County] Libraries May Stay Open Longer” (via AJC)

Indiana
South Bend: “Main Library’s Layout Could Undergo Big Transition” (via South Bend Tribune)

Maryland
“Baltimore’s Central Library to Undergo Massive Renovation” (via WBAL)

Newfoundland and Labrador
“Newfoundland and Labrador Public Library Closures Suspended Until Review Completed”

New York
“Brooklyn Public Library Turns Into ‘Library Lanes’ Virtual Bowling Alley For Older Adults” (via CBS New York)

Ohio
Audio: “The New Columbus Metropolitan Library” (via WOSU)

Oklahoma
Tulsa Library’s Summer Reading Program Bouncing Back After Last Year’s Controversy (via Tulsa World)

Texas
“New Arlington Library Construction Close to Start” (via The Shorthorn)

End of a Chapter: Dallas Public Library Ends Bookends, Its 30-Year-Old Used Bookstore (via Dallas Morning News)

Washington
Tacoma: “Library Cuts Put Region’s History at Risk” (via The News Tribune)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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